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2022 Readers’ Poll Results: Album of The Year

We’re back! As 2022 to a close, we were interested in learning more about what our readers listened to this year and what made their own Best Of lists! Last year was our first time polling our readers, and we had so much fun with it, it was a no-brainer to bring it back this year.

The list below includes the top 10 albums that showed up the most, followed by the albums mentioned the least. Each one with an asterisk* means they were also on our list. Enjoy!

1. Taylor Swift, Midnights*

2. Harry Styles, Harry’s House*

3. The 1975, Being Funny In A Foreign Language*

4. Beyoncé, Renaissance*

5. Bad Bunny, Un Verano Sin Ti*

6. MUNA, Muna*

7. Sabrina Carpenter, Emails I Can’t Send

8. Rosalía, Motomami*

9. Big Thief, Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe In You*

10. Bad Omens, The Death of Peace of Mind

Alex G, God Save The Animals*

Alfie Templeman, Mellow Moon

Alvvays, Blue Rev*

Angel Olsen, Big Time*

Bad Suns, Apocalypse Whenever

Charli XCX, Crash*

Black Country New Road, Ants From Up There*

DJO, Decide*

Ethel Cain, Preacher’s Daughter*

First Aid Kit, Palomino


Foals, Life Is Yours

Fred Again, Fred Again, Actual Life 3

GriZ, Chasing the Golden Hour, Pt. 4

Hatchie, Giving The World Away

Hippo Campus, LP3

Indigo Sparke, Hysteria

Jack White, Fear Of The Dawn*

Jensen McRae, Are You Happy Now?

Kendrick Lamar, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers*

La Armada, Anti Colonial Vol 2

Lauv, All 4 Nothing

Lizzy McAlpine, Five Seconds Flat*

Madison Cunningham, Revealer

Maggie Rogers, Surrender*

New Rules, Go The Distance

Noah Kahan, Stick Season

Orville Peck, Bronco

Peach Pit, From 2 To 3

Petey, Lean Into life

Pinegrove, 11:11

Regina Spektor, Home, before and after

The Regrettes, Further Joy

Silversun Pickups, Physical Thrills

The Smile, A Light For Attracting Attention

Tomberlin, i don’t know who needs to hear this

Wet Leg, Wet Leg*

Wild Pink, ILYSM

Zach Bryan, American Heartbreak

Thanks to those who participated. Read our Year End coverage here.

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